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Werkheiser writes a pledge that advocates for the safe use of weapons and peaceful sports.
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The American Union Against Militarism requests that members of the Woman's Peace Party inform politicians about alternatives to war given by Bryan.
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Thomas discusses the formation of the Emergency Peace Committee and points discussed at the meeting.
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Lane discusses a new congressional bill re referendum on entering war.
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Hunter commends Addams for her success in social work thus far and urges her to keep fighting for the rights of young soldiers and their mothers.
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Karsten sends Hunter a copy of a congressional bill which repeals the draft section of army legislation.
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Cumberson regrets being unable to attend the Peace Conference in the city but has been encouraging people to write the President about the impending war and informs Addams that her physical education bill has been met with support.
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Addams calls Wilson's attention to a congressional bill on espionage which she believes threatens the freedoms of US citizens.
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Tumulty informs Addams that her issues with the Espionage Bill will be brought to the attention of Wilson.
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Karsten tells McLaughlin that they have no information on the contents of the Espionage Bill.
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Thomas asks Addams to support agricultural legislation to prevent widespread hunger.
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A suggested amendment to Draft Law proposes that last or only children be exempted from military service and that men pursuing post-graduate study be exempted to preserve teaching and investigation.
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Karsten tells Dales that Addams wants to send her request through the Woman's Peace Party's legislative committee who can determine whether or not to support the amendments to the Draft Law of 1917.
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Dales hopes that Addams will use her influence to help pass an amendment to the Draft Law of 1917.
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Cumberson explains to Addams that a resolution she created has been rendered null and void due to developments regarding the war.
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The Armenian Union sends the text of a resolution to recognize Armenian independence and asks for signatures of support.
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Rude asks Addams to testify for the Sheppard-Towner Maternity and Infancy Bill to be discussed at Congress.
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Addams, Stedman and Mathes oppose the establishment of Eastern "blue laws" in the Midwest.
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An argument for the defeat of an Illinois bill that would loosen restrictions on child labor.
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